Elly Bunzendahl

Associate Principal

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Accreditations, Certifications & Advanced Degrees

  • Fitwel® Ambassador, 2018
  • WELL AP, 2016
  • Green Advantage Certified Practitioner, 2014
  • LEED® for Homes Green Rater, 2011
  • LEED® AP, BD+C, Homes
  • Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (CSBA), Olympic College 2009
  • ENERGY STAR® Verifier, 2008
  • ENERGY STAR® Rater, 2008

Elly‘s science and engineering background provides her with a holistic and technical approach to building science, conservation programs, and sustainable development advocacy. Her hands-on construction and field experience help her creatively and effectively communicate with industry professionals by translating technical information into useful documents and engaging live presentations. She has provided technical assistance, REM/Rate energy modeling results, performance testing, and project management on numerous Northwest ENERGY STAR and LEED for Homes residential projects. She has developed curriculum and delivered training to hundreds of designers, affordable housing representatives, and subcontractors, and has contributed LEED project assistance and charrette facilitation for multiple commercial, institutional, and affordable housing projects. Elly has successfully collaborated with diverse stakeholder groups, including technical experts, union representatives, and government employees, to produce technically robust products, audience-appropriate tools and training, and engaging presentations.